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Table 3 The median volume and volume reduction rate of the nodules after implantation

From: Ultrasound-guided implantation of radioactive 125I seed in radioiodine refractory differentiated thyroid carcinoma

Time

Volume (mm3)

Volume reduction rate (%)

Median volume (p25, p75)

p

Median VRR (p25, p75)

p

Before implantation

523 (148, 2010)

 

1-3 month later

288 (77,1638)

< 0.01

43 (25, 64)

< 0.01

6 months later

156 (51,1058)

< 0.01

64 (44, 77)

< 0.01

9 months later

91 (37,816)

< 0.01

76 (64, 90)

< 0.01

12 months later

91 (14,514)

< 0.01

84 (71, 96)

< 0.01

18 months later

79 (0,317)

< 0.01

91 (82, 100)

< 0.01

24 months later

53 (0,286)

< 0.01

95 (86, 100)

< 0.01